West Virginia teacher, aide receive annual honor, giftsSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Department of Education and Board of Education have announced the state Teacher of the Year and Personnel of the Year at a ceremony in Charleston.
Amber Nichols was named Teacher of the Year Tuesday night.
West Virginia Prep Football SchedulesAugust 12, 2022 GMT
Buckhannon, WVa, to host 2023 world marching band contestApril 15, 2022 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia community will host an international marching band competition next year.
The World Association of Marching Show Bands will hold the championship event in Buckhannon from July 17 to 24, 2023.
West Virginia Wesleyan announces change in leadershipFebruary 17, 2022 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Wesleyan College announced a change in leadership in a brief statement Thursday.
James Moore was named interim president of the school, replacing Joel Thierstein, the school said.
WVa Groundhog Day event being held at State Wildlife CenterJanuary 27, 2022 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia State Wildlife Center is hosting its Groundhog Day event next week, complete with a weather forecast from French Creek Freddie.
WVa classroom added for commercial driver’s license trainingNovember 22, 2021 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Division of Highways has added a classroom in Parkersburg to its Equipment Training Academy in Buckhannon.
The expansion gives the facility three classrooms, two in Buckhannon and one in Parkersburg.
US mine safety grants totaling $1M awarded to 13 recipientsSeptember 29, 2021 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirteen grants totaling $1 million have been awarded to promote U.S. mine safety.
The U.S. Labor Department’s Mine Safety and Health Administration announced the funding Tuesday through its Brookwood-Sago grant program.
Frontier Communications hiring 100 workers in West VirginiaAugust 30, 2021 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Frontier Communications plans to hire 100 employees in West Virginia by the end of the year to support the company's upcoming network expansion.
Frontier said in a news release that it will hire cable splicers and outside plant technicians throughout the state.
Unvaccinated students will have to pay $750 at WV WesleyanAugust 10, 2021 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Wesleyan College says it will charge a $750 fee to students who aren't vaccinated for COVID-19 for the fall semester.
10th settlement reached in West Virginia VA hospital deathsMay 5, 2021 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — The federal government agreed to a 10th settlement for suspicious deaths at a West Virginia veterans hospital where a former nursing assistant admitted to intentionally giving seven patients unprescribed insulin injections...
Mine safety training grants available from US governmentMarch 30, 2021 GMT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The federal government is making up to $1 million available for grants to promote U...
2 men say hospital switched them at birth 80 years agoJune 9, 2020 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — Two men who believe they were switched at birth nearly 80 years ago are suing a Roman Catholic diocese in West Virginia, alleging negligence and breach of duty by the hospital where they were born...
West Virginia man indicted on bomb-making chargesMarch 18, 2020 GMT
ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been indicted on charges that he made a bomb, authorities said Tuesday...
Woman overcame traumas while serving in the ArmySeptember 16, 2018 GMT
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — Surviving assault and coping with the death of her child was not easy for Amanda Barbo-Vezinat during her time overseas serving in the United States Army; however, her resiliency led her to persevere through those traumatic events and she now says of her service that she would "do it all again."